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HotHands
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August 30, 2014 - 11:45 am
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WP_20140830_002.jpgImage EnlargerSo i just bought a Fusion Carbon Fiber bow from the Fiddlershop and i notice the metal part of the frog is loose, how can i fix that?

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Tucson1
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Look at a vid fer bow re-hairing first ...then try to push the ferrel back into possition if you feel comfortable with it ...may need to use a non marring tool like a pop sickle stick

If the wooden wedge under the hair protrudes too much , you can push it back in as well if it was not glued in ...violin-1267if it gives you any trouble , might consider returning it

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HotHands
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hmmmm.... i was trying your advice but the ferrel seems to be glued to everything but the base so when i tighten the bow that part bends. sadly im going to have to return it. i do like how it makes my preludes sound though! haha

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Fiddlerman
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September 1, 2014 - 7:56 pm
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Sorry, I just saw this post.
Of course, you need only call us. We'll ship you a new one and give you a return slip for the other.
Sorry for the trouble. The Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber bows are much better IMAO. :)
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too easy, the bow is making its way back. on the plus side, my zyex strings came in today, and they are awesome! no more overly metallic sound when i play! they have a rather warm sound to them that i really enjoy

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I love love my Zyex Strings also.  I am happy for you. 

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im very happy with them, once i get the new bow ill more than likely post a video. Pierre suggested i post the national anthem since ill be performing it for my school next month so ill give it a whirl :-)

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Fiddlerman
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September 2, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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HotHands said
im very happy with them, once i get the new bow ill more than likely post a video. Pierre suggested i post the national anthem since ill be performing it for my school next month so ill give it a whirl :-)

Sounds like a great plan. Look forward to that post :)

Happy that you are getting the FM Carbon Fiber bow too. You'll love it.

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